Ian Warden is a columnist for The Canberra Times
Ian Warden The genius of Ewen Coates' sculpture Evolution of the Senses dedicated at the Australian War Memorial on Thursday lies in the way in which it has a man and a dog looking lovingly into one another's...
Ian Warden We are too scared to come out of the closet and admit it, in this tree-lined, tree-mad, Arboretum-adoring city, but some of us think Canberra has far too many trees.
Ian Warden The already famous Powerful Owl of Turner (affectionately known as the Powl, and much-reported and much-depicted in this column) is achieving a sudden new form of fame
Ian Warden 7th. gang-gang 100. kissing.
Ian Warden The architecture and design firm Choi+Shine has submitted designs for giant, human-shaped pylons for the Icelandic High-Voltage Electrical Pylon International Design Competition.
Ian Warden The boutique readership of Melbourne's pacifist, feminist Woman Voter couldn't possibly have included the great British commentator and science fiction writer H.G.Wells
Ian Warden Progressive New Zealand always has so much to teach us. Its current quest for a new national flag that dispenses with the moribund Union Jack is a case in point.
Ian Warden Use our personalities of the moment hot spots to enhance the welcome at Canberra Airport.
Ian Warden During the Great War it suited 'our side' to propagandise that all Germans were sub-human and crazed.
Ian Warden The terrible cost of war for those at home.
Ian Warden There are bushfire images in the exhibition The Fire Did Not Beat Us so very vivid that they seem to radiate heat. To go up close and to peer into them is to fear the flames will singe your eyebrows.
Ian Warden The heat was on the young soldiers about to leave Melbourne.
Ian Warden There's a bracing beginning to today's column as, rugged up, we brave the freezing, cheek-tinting air of Yellowknife in northern Canada and of Longyearbyen on Svalbard in Arctic Norway.
Ian Warden "I can say right here," Queensland soldier Olly Gunderson wrote from Gallipoli to Miss J.M. Solomon of Tambo, "that I never did believe in war."
Ian Warden Of course the news media, a ravenous, impatient beast with a short attention span, was quick to notice and rejoice over the very first signs of ACT bushland Nature bouncing back after...
Ian Warden Full credit to a man who purls and plains at a speed
Ian Warden There's not usually anything venomous about the Sunday Canberra Times (although some of the Letters to the Editor can be very spiteful), but on Sunday this Eastern Brown Snake was...
Ian Warden One hundred years ago today Melbourne's Age reported some futuristic imaginings of Canberra's lake and even of a little light rail for Canberra (but the latter perhaps only for the toffs of federal...
Ian Warden Canberra pedants, notoriously overeducated, are in a nit-picking class of their own.
Ian Warden One hundred years ago this week, Australian enthusiasm for the war was waning.